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Author: Editor of The School and Family Testament Title: WISDOM IN MINIATURE; or, the young Gentleman's and Lady's Pleasing Instructor: being a Collection of Sentences, Divine Moral, and Historical; selected from .. learned Authors, both antient and modern .. a Pocket Companion for Youth of both Sexes.
Description: Coventry, Luceman and Suffield 4th edition 1797 Frontispiece of Wisdom sitting on a very cross-looking lion. . 32mo tan roan (tips worn, hinge leather worn off so held by cords/scuffed) viii +230pp + catalogue leaf. Inscription Eliza Ogilvie 1817 on FEP, text clean and crisp throughout. *Short quotes (unattributed) under headings such as Of Company Converstion & Deportment, Praise & Flattery, Education, Anger etc. *Rare copy this miniature book first published Coventry in about 1784. This English Coventry edition was followed by American imprints 1805 onwards.
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Price: GBP 154.00 = appr. US$ 219.91 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: J65481
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